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Environment and development in Kenya

Environment and development in Kenya

research papers presented at the 1997/98 Academy Public Lecture Series on biodiversity

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Published by Kenya National Academy of Sciences in [Nairobi] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biodiversity conservation -- Kenya

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesBiodiversity
    Statementeditor, Shem O. Wandiga.
    SeriesA public lecture series
    ContributionsWandiga, S. O., Kenya National Academy of Sciences.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH77.K4 E58 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 52 p. :
    Number of Pages52
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23141511M
    LC Control Number2007380161

    Sep 01,  · The deep-rooted ethnicity, the book points out, is due to the lack of contact between the various communities that the colonial government, which was also responsible for differential development, maintained. What is happening to these problems in . To remain globally competitive Kenya has to manage and sustain her environment and natural resource base. The country subsistence and national economies, foreign exchange and significant contribution to GDP depend on agriculture and agro-based industries, tourism, water resources and hydropower.

    Oct 11,  · How to solve environmental challenges in Kenya Environment is a term used to mean our home environment with human population and its physical surrounding, in other words, Environment refers to living and non living things and how they interact with their surroundings including the atmosphere, air, water and land. It is the surrounding which includes human as well as environment . The economic development of Kenya (English) Abstract. While there is scope for expansion of industrial activities and tourism, Kenya's economy is essentially agricultural and the report accords the highest priority to agricultural development over the next few years.

    Kenya’s development is largely dependent on her natural resources’ wealth. As such, periodic assessment of the state of the country’s environment is an important step in the path to sustainable development. In accordance with the Environmental Management and Coordination Act (EMCA), the National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) is. Nov 15,  · “Integrating Population, Health, and Environment for Sustainable Development in Kenya” is an ENGAGE presentation that serves as an advocacy tool to promote integrated population, health, and environment (PHE) approaches, and the value of family planning/reproductive health (FP/RH) investments by decisionmakers in health and nonhealth sectors, such as natural resource .


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More than 60% people of Kenya live below the poverty line. Rapid increases in inflation could reduce economic growth and Author: Haradhan Kumar Mohajan.Environment and Sustainable Development: A guide for higher education in Kenya, Volume 2 Fuchaka Waswa, Samuel Otor, Daniel Mugendi School of Enviromental Studies and Human Sciences, Kenyatta University, - Natural resources - pages.